Santiago City under state of calamity due to massive agri damage

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela — This city was placed under the state of calamity due to the cumulative damages brought by the recent El Nino phenomenon and strong typhoons Karen and…

DA delivers PHP250-M worth of assistance to Cagayano farmers

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The provincial government of Cagayan has received a total of PHP250 million worth of agricultural assistance from the national government to help Cagayano farmers recover from the…

“Lawin” wrecks La Union agri crops, other damages

SAN FERNANDO CITY – The La Union Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has released initial reports on damages in the province wrought by super typhoon “Lawin” that…

Pre-emptively evacuated families for ‘Lawin’ now at 18,277 families

MANILA — In line with efforts to mitigate the effects of Typhoon “Lawin”, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced on Thursday it has pre-emptively evacuated 18,277 families…

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Flights cancelled as ‘Lawin’ moves closer to Northern Luzon

MANILA — The Philippine Airlines (PAL) has cancelled some local flights originally scheduled for Thursday, as typhoon ‘Lawin’ continues to move closer to Northern Luzon. These flights are PR 2014…

‘Lawin’ now a supertyphoon; Signal No. 5 raised over Cagayan, Isabela

MANILA — Typhoon ‘Lawin’ (international name Haima) reached its supertyphoon status Wednesday afternoon as it aimed towards northern Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. Tropical…